I visited the temple on the back of the 10 yen coin.
Possibly the best shop for matcha souvenirs and snacks in Uji.
I visited the oldest tea house in Japan for lunch.
When I was telling my friends of my plans I included that I had a free day in Osaka before the rest of my group met me. I planned to check into the hotel, or at least dump my stuff off in the lobby then grab lunch and maybe just relax and do something near [...]
The hotel we stayed at in Osaka.
Be careful about what time your flight leaves from Hokkaido, because public transit doesn't start too early in Sapporo.
Soup curry, a newish popular dish in Hokkaido/Sapporo can easily be had at one of two of the same restaurants across the street from each other.
The patchwork road is essentially farm land with a couple of advertisement famous trees along the way.
The man-made blue pond is lovely to visit no matter the weather.
Beautiful flower fields to visit from April to October with also plenty of activities.